Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce
On Sat, 2013-10-26 at 00:00 +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:
> > Pros:
> > * CD#1 will work again without size worries
> > * Smaller, simpler desktop
> > * Works well/better on all supported kernels (?)
> > * Does not depend on replacing init
> * Users can pick and choose components and drop down the size
> significantly such as for debian embedded or security reasons as it
> is designed to be modular and follow the unix philosophy.
This really pinpoints the whole problem: What happened to the Unix
philosophy, with freedom of choice? If you want a locked-in OS, with no
choices, choose Mac* or Windows*. This question is really getting out of
hand: We are talking Unix system freedom here, with all that follows
with it :) Please, freedom of choice, and (preferably free) software!